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Old 02-11-2005, 05:30 PM   #26
Aiki LV
Dojo: VEGAS VALLEY AIKIDO
Location: Las Vegas/Henderson
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 73
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Re: Competition in Aikido

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I can't honestly say that I am comfortable with some of the views expressed here. But there you go...live and let live I say
Why should people's opinions that aren't the same as yours make you uncomfortable?
I think you might be taking the opinions expressed a little too personally and reading more into it than there is.

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Aiki LV may feel that my practice is self-centred and selfish, that is up to her. She may decide that because I train differently..it is no longer Aikido but just a sport, that again is up to her.
Just for the record I never once said that what you were doing wasn't aikido. In fact I aknowledged that it was. The language in my post specifically states
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For me I don't believe competition in aikido is a positive thing.
I guess what I'm trying to say is opinions are just that OPINIONS.
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